Pakistan, January 22: In a major development, Pakistani archeologists discovered 2000 year old Buddhist paintings in Abbas Cheena near Swat Pakistan. The painting has been made in fresco art. Fresco art different techniques are used to make paintings. Fresco Bono, Fresco Seco, and Tepmara Technic are three different types of paintings, and paintings are made on a wet surface and the ink is absorbed and becomes permanent.
There is no clear research on how fresco art originated, but fresco is said to be an Italian word and fresco paintings originated in Italy in the thirteenth century, about seven hundred years before today.
The researchers said that this artwork originated in the region during the Buddhist era. According to the archeologist, this discovery makes it clear that fresco art originated in the region during the Buddhist era. Talking about the paintings Director of the archeology department Abdul Samad Khan said, “The discovery of the paintings was a great achievement and that more research was needed to understand the Buddhist era. That even in this era such techniques were used.”